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the fiscal crisis and democrats are speaking out in a couple of hours but as allison burns reports republicans beat them to the airways. >> reporter: they say the food stamp program needs to be cut. alabama said food stamps need to be on the table when it comes to the fiscal cliff and he said there is not enough oversight and 1 in 6 americans uses the food stamps and they say too many abuse the system. >> the real people are fighting and have not reported changes in the income. >> reporter: democrats are warning president barack obama not to give into too many gop demands and they are holding a news conference in about an hour and a half. allison burns, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> more news about childhood obesity in america. several say obesity rates are going down. they report philadelphia, new york city, alaska and other areas are seeing drops in obesity. the drops are small but researchers say it is still significant. they are not clear what helped but it is significant for years. >>> they will be back in court and yesterday a judge approved an amendment to attach the sier
place. >>> many are returning to capitol hill after a long weekend. allison burns reports from our washington d.c. newsroom, they don't have much time to hash out a deal do they? >> reporter: now in just a couple of hours, democrats will be holding a news conference speaking out about where they stand in the negotiation answer in the meantime there is still no word on what president barack obama and house speaker john boehner has talked about but no news is food news and we have not heard either side bashing the other in the last couple of days and that could be approximate dress. insiders say he will not cave on one pig thing. >> that is a compromise and a principal i will not compromise on. >> reporting live from washington d.c. allison burns, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> there was an overall decrease in hate crimes but antigay related hate crimes were up. according to the fbi, 622 hate crimes were reported in 2011 and 1,500 hate crimes tar getted gays lesbians and that's an increase. nearly half of all crimes were reported and 20% were linked to religious beliefs. >>> yester
americans, reporting live allison burns, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> they are trying to make homes livable, under the program the city of new york will send contractors at no charge to homeowners. 400 project have been completed -- projects have been completed but some homeowners say the help is not coming fast enough. >>> ktvu channel 2 morning news allie rasmus is talking about the erosion and also how many drivers will be affected by this, right? >> reporter: there is definitely going to be some traffic delays throughout the afternoon. we are on linden boulevard on highway 1 in passive can and we are -- pacifica and one way traffic controls will be in effect. we took a quick drive up to the devils slide area and we are warning drivers about possible road closures throughout the day. the reason they will be in effect is because they need to stabilize a portion of highway 101 to prevent further erosion after this weekend's heavy rain. another storm is expected to pass through our area tonight and tomorrow and cal trans is supposed to get that work done before more rainy weather hi
security and more on that during my next update. reporting live, allison burns, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> 5:14 in florida, they have released a photo of george zimmerman, showing george zimmerman with a swollen nose and blood did i face. they responded and said it adds nothing new to the case. the volunteer watch man is charged with second-degree murder and his trial is due to begin next june. >>> contra costa police officer was taken to the hospital after an attack. it happened at the college yesterday morning. he was hit in the face with a small metal object. she was taken to the hospital but police believe the incident was a targeted attack but they have no suspects. >>> and samsung is asking the court to throw out a 1 billion- dollar verdict against it. they will ask the court to increase what sum sung should pay. they have to pay another half a billion dollars and they need to be permanently banned from selling more than 2 dozen devices and apple is infringing on its patent. >>> coming up, 5:24, the qualities, some say they want to see in the next police chief. >>> meantime a pl
likely face the steepest cuts. reporting live, allison burns, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> golden gate bridge officials acknowledge yesterday's head-on collision could have been prevented. the crash backed up traffic in both directions for miles during the morning commute. bridge officials say the commute could have had a different outcome if a long plan movable median would have been in place. there has been talk about the barrier for 15 years now but it has always run into snags. the final stages mean medians could be there upwards of 2014. >>> they are now on a decline. there were about 11 million illegal immigrants living in the u.s. compared to 2007. illegal immigration will not go back up any time soon because of our declining economy. >>> head coach dennis allan will be back with the team. allan came back to the bay area from texas and spent final moments with his father. grady allan died tuesday at the age of 66. >>> and 49ers take another step closer to finishing their stadium. coming up, the signing ceremony will mark a very special occasion. >>> and right now checking o
150,000 a year. while it is not enough allison burns ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> new this morning, north korea is extending the long range rocket for another week. scientists found a technical deficiency in the rocket. the u.s. believes they are testing technology that could be used to strike the mainland but the launches are aimed at putting a piece full satellite into or bit. >>> and official say and as you know he spent 27 years in prison and became the first black president in 1994 and nelson mandela has since retired from public life. >>> a former head of the international core and they have accused dominique straus conn of sexual assault. they will update a judge on negotiations. >>> and in new jersey and new york, the race is on to pick up the costs of popular board walks. they are anywhere from 10 million beyond to 20 million. it is half to know, they say it is a lot of board in the board but it does not hold up with storms. >>> 500 workers who walked off the day have ratified a 4 year deal. it will ratify a signing bonus. >>> police staff are tar fitting repeat dui oh --
launch calling it a provocative act. allison burns ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> a follow-up to a story we first told you about yesterday morning. morgan hill police checked on nine people for suspected parole and investigations. this is part of a string of home and car break-ins. there have been 23 burglaries in the subdivision in morgan hill in the past month. >>> apple and samsung are due to meet in a san jose courtroom. they will continue a patent infringement fight and they include apple's iphone 5 and samsung's s-3. >>> they are trying to explain why hundreds of humboldt squid washed a shore. they say sometimes it occurs in an area they are not familiar with. researchers also speculated the food supply may have been contaminated with a red allergy bloom -- algae bloom. they say it can cause the squid to become disoriented. >>> the monkey is now in an animal sanctuary and the owner said she wants her pet back. >>> they are requiring healthcare workers to get a flu shot or wear a surgical mask. they are reporting san francisco, alameda, contra costa and others have to
will try to force a vote on the floor of the house to avoid that fiscal cliff. ktvu's allison burn reports, republicans are calling this political theater. alison? >> reporter: dave, leaderpy low say is trying to use a procedural move to force a vote on -- leader pelosi is trying to use a procedural move to force a vote on the fiscal cliff. >> let the house vote. >> reporter: that was the plea from harry reid with negotiations going nowhere. he's calling on john boehner to let a senate bill come to the floor. it would raise taxes on the wealthiest 2% of americans but extend current tax rates for everyone else. the pressure is mounting on both sides. a new poll out this morning, a pew research polls show most americans would blame republicans in congress if we go over the fiscal cliff. alison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 8:13. right now, president obama is meeting at the white house with a bipartisan group of governors. reportedly, those governors asked for the meeting with the president. they want to urge president obama to work with congress on the solution to the fiscal cliff. in the
a long-range rocket. as allison turns reports, the united nations may impose -- burns reports, the unitedmations -- united -- the u nateed -- the united nations may impose a penalty. alison? >> reporter: options are limited. it looks like the people in nouk were celebrating after the -- in north korea were celebrating after the country launched a long-range rocket. the u.s. confirms is in orbit. the u.s. and its allies believe this is a way for north korea to test its long-range ballistic miss ill technology. some believe that kim young un is using this as a way to show he's a rival to the united states. a spokesperson says there will be a closed-door meeting on this and how to respond. >>> cancer surgery is over for hugo cav -- hugo chavez. doctors say he had an operation treating aggressive cancer. it was announced on saturday that the vice president should take over if he becomes incapacitated. this is the fourth cancer surgery for chavez since 2011. >>> new reports from london say the nurse who took her own life after being tricked in that royal prank phone call about the
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